Source: Switzerland – Department of Finance
Headline: COVID-19 pandemic — Switzerland takes part in “Operation Stop”
Over 130 tonnes of medical face masks inspected
The Federal Customs Administration (FCA) and Swissmedic have taken part in a coordinated global campaign to combat the trade in illegal drugs and medical devices. Increasing numbers of counterfeit and inferior quality products have entered into circulation since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. In connection with the campaign, FCA and Swissmedic have inspected 29 shipments with a total of 132 tonnes of medical face masks.